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Oil rich Arab Islamic nation with millenia of history, still struggling for stebillity following 2003 overthrown of dictator Sadam Hussein.
The US granted another waiver on sanctions against Iran for the sake of Iraq's energy needs, despite Iran's anti-American rhetoric.
Bush, the 41st president of the United States, lived longer than any of his predecessors. His death at 10:10 p.m. Central time was announced in a statement issued by longtime spokesman Jim McGrath.
"Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn the Arab country into a springboard for attacks against Israel."
CENTCOM raised threat level in Iraq and Syria with troops on high alert against possible "imminent" attack by Iran.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
In the city of Kirkuk, police were given an order to arrest anyone wearing jean shorts or ripped jeans.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
A lack of mental health care professionals is contributing to inadequate care.
By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
Maliki was the leader of Iraq during a period of intense sectarianism, when pro-Iranian forces were largely seen as increasing their hold on Baghdad.
Iraq recently launched another major operation in Hamreen mountains. But ISIS has struck where it can. It murdered a Kurdish member of the local security forces earlier this week.
Strikes against ISIS tunnel network mark a first for the USAF - a year after Israel became the first to use the jet in a combat.
A social media account under the name ‘Tom Cat’ that follows security issues in Iraq reported that a checkpoint from the Federal Police 3rd division had been mistakenly targeted.
On Monday, the United States decided not to renew exemptions from sanctions against Iran granted last year to buyers of Iranian oil
Iraq and Saudi Arabia have been at loggerheads since the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, but they have recently undertaken a diplomatic push to improve ties.
The new ban quickly drew online discontent with hundreds of Iraqi social media users criticising lawmakers for what they said were misplaced priorities.
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